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Steve Spangler is the Education Keynote Speaker Event Planners Trust and Audiences Never Forget

“At the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, we’re lucky to have a longstanding relationship with Steve Spangler. When our teachers needed help with strategies and better practices for teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, we again turned to Steve Spangler. He’s an engaging and compelling speaker – and an outstanding educator who setting new standards in virtual learning.

Peggy Brookins, NBCT, President and CEO, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Steve Spangler is the Fusion of Education, Engagement and Fun


What audiences SEE is a fun, high-energy presentation featuring some of Steve’s coolest experiments used to build connections between educational concepts and real-world applications. Just watch out for the flying potatoes!


What audiences HEAR is Steve’s masterful storytelling drawn from years of experience as a classroom educator, business leader and science communicator. Steve’s insights help audiences reconnect with both the how and the why behind what we do every day.


What audiences FEEL is a rekindled sense of hope and purpose. Steve will inspire you to connect differently, challenge you to think differently and commit you to engage differently as you set out to create your own unforgettable experiences.

“Over 10,000 educators watched your amazing webinar this afternoon. Whenever you present for us, we call it an “un-webinar” because you’re unlike anything we’ve ever experienced.

-Lisa Schmucki, Founder and CEO |

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Best Day Ever – The Art & Science of Creating Unforgettable Learning Experiences

Steve Spangler is the science teacher you always wanted in school. Without warning, things would fizz, pop and explode and the next thing you know his students were chanting “Best day ever!” But something else happened… amidst all that fun, Steve discovered that his students engaged at a higher level, listened with greater intention and were eager to learn more.

During this entertaining and inspirational presentation, Steve will teach you that the best day ever is more than just a feeling or emotion, it’s a powerful principle that helps educators create experiences that stimulate engagement at the highest levels and help students build connections that spark critical thinking and creativity.

In this presentation, attendees will…

  • Explore simple engagement strategies to build amazing connections
  • Unlock the power of the scientific mindset
  • Decode the untapped elements of STEM
  • Harness the power of purpose-driven engagement
  • Leave with a rekindled sense of hope and purpose

You’ll discover the secret to achieving higher student engagement is to create purpose-driven experiences that captivate, fascinate and stimulate inquiry… all at the same time.

By the end of the presentation, you’ll be inspired to connect differently, challenged to think differently and committed to engage differently as you set out to create your own BEST DAY EVER experiences.

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“Steve Spangler captivated me for over an hour and he didn’t have to blow anything up. He understands the science of building connections and his message reminded me how important it is to create ‘best day ever’ experiences for my students.”


“Damn you Steve Spangler… you messed up my mascara TWICE in the same hour! Seriously, I needed to hear your BEST DAY EVER message more than you’ll ever know. I already called my principal and told her to get you booked!”


“The last few years have been so tough I was ready to leave the profession. Attending GYTO was my going to be my last hoorah – a 4th quarter hail-mary. Then Steve Spangler stepped on stage and 90 minutes later I wiped away the tears, called my husband and told him I had rediscovered my WHY. I never had a conference change my life like this.”


“When I heard Steve Spangler was on the program, I expected lots of cool fizz, bang, wow experiments. But I never in a million years thought that I would laugh… cry… feel such joy in the few minutes we spent together. Steve helped me remember why I became a teacher 19 years ago. Thanks for a true #BestDayEver.”


The audience didn’t know what hit them. Laughter, tears and deep insights that can only come from a real teacher. Your message was exactly what we needed to hear. Best Day Ever!

Battelle Education SUMMIT


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“Amazing content, best practices, and the perfect amount of fun and inspiration. Your keynote was truly the best we’ve ever seen!”

-Ohio AEYC

Featured STEM Breakout Sessions

These breakout sessions are a perfect complement to Steve Spangler’s keynote presentation and a great opportunity for your participants to interact with Steve in a smaller, more hands-on learning environment.

All of Steve’s breakout sessions support these 5 learning outcomes:

  • Use engagement strategies to build strong connections between educational concepts, hands-on experiences, and real-world applications
  • Develop inquiry-based activities that strengthen critical thinking skills and challenge students to ask the important “Why?” questions
  • Integrate the 4 C’s (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity) into every STEM experience
  • Become a more effective STEM teacher without having to spend more money
  • Teach science with greater impact, influence and conviction

Exploding Soda and Flying Potatoes – How to Teach STEM Like a Rockstar

(Audience: K-12 Time: 60-90 minutes)

How to Teach STEM like a Rockstar is a laughter-filled presentation packed with Steve Spangler’s favorite eye-catching demonstrations, audience participation, and the tools you’ll need to have a greater impact in the classroom.  Learn how use Steve’s five amazing secrets to enhance your curriculum and develop a more creative learning environment.  Discover how amazing teachers cope with change and use humor in the classroom to reduce stress and rekindle the joy of teaching.  Most importantly, learn how build connections between educational concepts, hands-on experiences, and real-world applications.

STEM for Little Sprouts – Connecting Science with Children’s Literature

(Audience: Early Childhood to Grade 2 Time: 60-90 minutes)

Early childhood educators know that getting children excited about science is only part of the challenge. Today’s young learners need more than excitement and motivation – they need opportunities to actually DO more science on a daily basis. Get ready for Steve Spangler to turbo-charge your sense of wonder and get your creative ideas flowing as he shares his best practices from classroom-tested activities that teach and motivate children to really do science.

Throughout the presentation, Steve explores a variety of techniques and presentation ideas for connecting science with popular children’s literature.  Explore a number of great science ideas that encourage children to “play with a purpose.”  Learn how to use elements of the story line to teach and reinforce fundamental building blocks of your science curriculum. You will uncover the secrets of developing your own unique presentation style that makes young learner want to learn more.

By the end of this session, you’ll be ready to create a collection of STEM experiences your scientists will never forget.

Amazing STEM Experiences on a Shoestring Budget

(Audience: Grades K-8 Time: 60-90 minutes)

This fast-paced presentation is filled with Steve Spangler’s trademark high-energy enthusiasm, how-to techniques and engagement strategies that are guaranteed to get the creative ideas flowing.  You’ll uncover the coolest science treasures at places like Walmart, Home Depot, the Dollar General and your local grocery store. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself saying, “How does he think of this stuff?”

Take home more than a dozen new ideas using simple to find materials, a little ingenuity and a splash of your own creativity. Learn how to create hands-on experiences that promote exploration and strengthen critical thinking skills while keeping the level of engagement and the fun factor at an all-time high.

Steve will also share some free online resources from his SICK Science series and the engagement strategies that he learned as an official YouTube partner and contributor to their EDU development team. Learn how to integrate the full catalog of SICK Science videos into nearly every aspect of your curriculum while supporting the Next Generation Science Standards. You’ll leave this session with the knowledge, presentation skills and tools to make science a favorite part of your teaching day.

If you are interested in adding one of Steve’s breakout sessions to your event, please contact Carly at (855) 228-8780 or complete the contact form to arrange a time to discuss ways Steve can customize this experience for your participants.

“Steve Spangler’s keynote theme – Best Day Ever – resonated all three days of the conference. Highest rated speaker ever.” 


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Amazing Early Childhood STEM Speaker

Leading early childhood conference organizers trust Steve Spangler to educate and inspire their attendees with his fun and engaging keynote presentations and hands-on science workshops. Steve is a passionate and outspoken advocate for early childhood STEM education who shares the most creative ways to get young children excited about science, technology, engineering and math.

Here are just a few of the early childhood organizations who turn to Steve Spangler to get their participants excited and motivated to create amazing STEM experiences for their children…

“The best early childhood keynote speaker we’ve ever seen. He changed the way our participants see, feel and think about STEM.” 

Who Should Hear Steve Spangler?

Teachers from all walks of life love Steve Spangler and his passion for education. His message about the importance of creating experiences that connect and engage resonates with anyone connected to education. Steve is a popular speaker at state and national education conferences, association meetings, school district events, administrator retreats, STEM conferences and any other event where participants are focused on engaging and connecting at the highest level. If you’re looking for the perfect way to welcome back your staff at the beginning of the school year, Steve Spangler should be at the top of your list.

4,500 Presentations and Counting

With over 4,500 presentations to his credit, Steve has earned the trust and respect of conference organizers and event planner from around the globe who rely on his ability to create amazing experiences that connect and engage audiences of all ages.

From the moment Steve Spangler steps on the stage, you know that this is not going to be your typical five points and a poem presentation. The energy is high, the visuals are wildly fun and the stories are filled with laughter that punctuates the deeper lessons of professional development and personal growth.

That’s why conference organizers and event planners give Steve Spangler rave reviews as the keynote speaker audiences never forget.

Best Day Ever is a Great Conference Theme

Conference planners and event organizers often use Steve’s Best Day Ever message as the unifying theme for their entire conference. Steve’s message of creating experiences that connect, engage and unlock a child’s creativity sets the stage for an event filled with learning and fun. Contact our office and let us help you customize an experience your participants will never forget.

What are Clients Saying about Steve Spangler?

Beyond our expectations! Steve Spangler’s presentations were amazing for everyone in the Ingram Micro family. He inspired us to explore the wonderful world of science, and our hopes and expectations were exceeded across the board. The amazing feedback we’ve received means that Steve will be back.

Damon Wright, VP Corporate Communications, Ingram Micro, Inc.

Your main stage presentation at the USA Science & Engineering Festival received rave reviews! Your presentations helped us accomplish our goal – to create the largest, ultimate celebration of science and engineering in the country, and inspiring thousands of people of all ages to explore careers in STEM.

Lauren Raymond, USA Science & Engineering Festival

Steve Spangler captivated the entire VMI Corps of Cadets… and that’s no easy task. His enthusiastic and energetic presentation both educated and entertained our audience of visiting teachers, students and faculty members.

Virginia Military Institute’s Center for Leadership and Ethics

Your enthusiasm for getting 10,000 fans excited about science is infectious! Weather and Science Day at Coors Field with the Colorado Rockies was the perfect way to communicate our commitment to education and to support your mission for making learning fun. Can’t wait for next year.

Colorado Rockies


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